Assistant Professor in Interventional Pulmonologist

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

United States


Position Summary

The Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for an Interventional Pulmonologist and Director of a Pleural Diseases Center who will be hired at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor on the tenure track. Duties include, but are not limited to, direction of a comprehensive Interventional Pulmonary clinical practice and development of a research center. The position will include inpatient/outpatient clinical duties and teaching responsibilities in interventional pulmonary medicine and procedures. The individual will serve as Program Director for the Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship Training Program.

The position will require development of a research center focused on translational and clinical investigations relating to pleural diseases and chest malignancies. Collaboration with translational researchers in the field of lung cancer and inflammation is expected.


Educational Requirements

Applicants must hold an MD or DO degree and be BC/BE in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Interventional Pulmonology.


Qualifications and Experience

Candidates will have completed a minimum of one year of interventional pulmonary fellowship training. Candidates should have experience performing advanced diagnostic and rigid bronchoscopy, navigational bronchoscopy, bedside tracheostomy, thoracic ultrasound, thoracentesis, chest tube placement, tunneled pleural catheter placement and management of complex pleural processes. Experience in medical thoracoscopy and PEG tube placement is preferred as well. In addition, candidates should have training and experience in clinical or translational research including a record of publication. Leadership experience is desired.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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Department Contact Name and Title 

Hannah Little


Department Contact Telephone or Email


Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter


Supplemental Questions

  1. * What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other

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